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November 2016

Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Conference and Tradeshow

November 17, 2016 - November 18, 2016
Clanton Conference and Performing Arts Center, 1850 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045 United States
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To be held this year on November 17-18 at the Clanton Conference and Performing Arts Center / Jefferson State College in Clanton. More info to follow at http://www.aces.edu/department/associations/afvga/. ……………….. This event is not hosted by ASAN. As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network so as to maximize all…

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Mississippi Food Summit and Agricultural Revival

November 17, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, 1150 Lakeland Dr
Jackson, MS 39216 United States
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Hosted by the Mississippi Sustainable Agriculture Network (MSAN).  To be held at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson, MS. Every other year, farmers, health practitioners, market managers, chefs, legislators, students, educators, and local food activists from around the state come together for the Mississippi Food Summit & Agricultural Revival. They share success stories, problem-solve…

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Free

Alliance Field Day

November 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production: The Alliance hosts monthly workshops.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!   Registration: 10:00am Program: 10:15-2:30pm Training topics will include: preparation for spring planting, soil fertility, melons, tumeric, and ginger SPONSORS AND PARTNERS: Funds for this project were provided through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, USDA…

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Lunch and Learn: Long Leaf Pines, A Southern History

November 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Jon Archer Agricultural Center, 1070 Schillinger Road
N. Mobile, AL 36608 United States
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Mobile Masters Gardeners host a Lunch and Learn one Monday each month. Admission is free and open to the public. Beverages are provided. Bring a lunch, bring a chair, bring a friend. Presentation by Fred Nation. For more information visit the Mobile Masters Gardeners website. ……………….. This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As one…

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December 2016
$5 - $20

ASAN Regional Food & Farm Forum (Livingston)

December 1, 2016
University of West Alabama, 100 US-11
Livingston, AL 35470 United States
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Join ASAN at the University of West Alabama for the fourth and final event in our 4-part series of 2016 Regional Food & Farm Forums! More information at http://asanonline.org/RFFF16. ABOUT THE REGIONAL FORUMS: The Regional Forums are training and networking events that bring together small-scale and sustainable farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates.  Each Regional Forum consists…

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Tennessee Local Food Conference

December 2, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Tennessee State University’s Downtown Avon Williams Campus, 330 Tenth Avenue N
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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From event website: Middle Tennessee farmland once fed Nashville, and it will again. As a peak year-end event fostering this change, the Tennessee Local Food Summit is December 2-4, 2016 and will be held at Tennessee State University‘s downtown Avon Williams Campus. Sponsored by Barefoot Farmer, LLC and TSU, it will feature Nashville’s best chefs offering…

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Free

Webinar: All Bugs Good and Bad

December 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
Online,

Join Extension for this webinar series about good and bad insects.  Learn how you can help pollinators and other good insects by using pesticides properly.  Learn about how to control insects we think of as bad, like fire ants, vegetable bugs, a new invasive fruit fly, and cockroaches.  Snakes aren't insects but they can be good and bad, so there will be a…

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74th Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference (PAWC)

December 4, 2016 - December 6, 2016
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 1 Booker T Washington Blvd.
Tuskegee, AL 36088 United States
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Theme:"Cultivating a Culture of Success Through Innovation in Agriculture, Forestry, Natural Resources " SPECIAL TOPICS Veterans in Agriculture Biotechnology & Climate Change Healthy Innovations: Trends in Nutrition & Wellness Small Farmers: Race Place & Social Justice Innovations in Animal Science Outreach & Research Programs Mother Nature: Strategies for Protecting & Sustaining the Environment New Money:…

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$10

Farming 101 (Baldwin Co)

December 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center, 8300 Alabama 104
Fairhope, AL 36532 United States
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Hosted by ACES: The goal of this series is to help beginning or transitioning farmers make good decisions in agriculture. The farmers will choose which agriculture enterprise they are best suited and capable of developing. The classes will provide research-based information and other resources to help accomplish their goals. Calendar of topics: 12/8 - Site…

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Free

Cahaba Group of the Sierra Club Meeting

December 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223 United States
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The Cahaba Group (Birmingham) of the Sierra Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm, generally at the Birmingham Zoo.  Some months a hike or other outing may take the place of the regularly scheduled meeting, so check the group's Facebook page beforehand for details. ……………….. This event is not hosted by…

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